Katherine M. Hedeen is a translator and essayist. A specialist in Latin American poetry, she has translated some of the most respected voices from the region. Her latest publications include prepoems in postspanish & other poems by Jorgenrique Adoum (Action Books, 2021) and from a red barn by Víctor Rodríguez Núñez (co•im•press, 2020). She is a recipient of two NEA Translation grants in the US and a PEN Translates award in the UK. She is a managing editor for Action Books and the poetry in translation editor at the Kenyon Review. She resides in Ohio, where she is a professor of Spanish at Kenyon College.